Other ways you can fast during Lent

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 04/09/2020

As we celebrate the season of Lent, many Christians will begin their fasting traditions. But not everyone is familiar with the practices and traditions that Christians follow during Lent. There are still people that are aware of…

Prayer to Mary, Help of Christians during times of trial

09/09/2018

In a dream he had, St. John Bosco saw the Church depicted as a ship tossed about on the sea and under fierce attack. However, one of the pillars that kept the ship anchored had “Mary, Help…

Chinese Christians hold medical missions in Cebu

Norman V. Mendoza 08/06/2018

CLOSE to a thousand residents of Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City benefited from the medical mission conducted by around 150 Chinese nationals last July 26, 2018 at the Paknaan gymnasium. The Chinese nationals led by Pastor Gavin Toh…

God, Christians and Duterte

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 07/05/2018

I cannot tell how the believers of Islam, Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Judaism, Taoism and etcetera react if their gods were maligned by President Rodrigo Duterte. I cannot even guess how they would defend their respective gods. For…

True Christians don’t condemn DU30 on ‘stupid-God’ remark

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 06/28/2018

“Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” — Jesus Christ (Luke 23:34) Let me clarify that if we engage in a religious debate, such topic will have no end. Have you noticed…

Faith and devotion

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/01/2018

Contrary to common belief of a “festive” Holy Week celebration, the town of Bantayan on Bantayan Island, northern Cebu, was a picture of solemnity and Catholic devotion on Good Friday as Bantayanons joined Christians around the world…

RED WEDNESDAY

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/22/2017

IN SOLIDARITY WITH PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS To express solidarity with persecuted Christians around the world, the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño in downtown Cebu City was lit in red on Wednesday. Cebu’s most popular church and home of…

Christians and Muslims pray for peace

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/27/2017

THEY may differ in religion. But Christians and Muslims in Cebu set aside religious differences and came together for one purpose — peace. About 200 persons from different religions gathered at the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño’s…

Onward with the mission

Madrileña de la Cerna 02/25/2017

The Visayas Our Mother of Perpetual Help has concluded but the mandate to “Make Her Known Throughout the World” continues hopefully on a wider, deeper, and more intense scale. Bishop Oscar Florencio threw the challenge at the…

Kuh Ledesma : Into the light

Clint Holton Potestas 10/01/2016

If you’ve only seen Kuh Ledesma on TV or on YouTube, there’s not much of a comparison when you’re in the same room with her—except being intimidated by her stature when you’re about to launch a conversation.…

A dramatic change

Ricky Poca 11/30/2015

Last Sunday was the first day of the season of Advent, a time for Christians to wait, anticipate and prepare for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. In our real lives, Advent is more relevant today…

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